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Local Auskickers hit the beach for new program

AFL NSW/ACT are excited to announce a new trial program, Beach Auskick. This new concept combines two of the local community’s favourite pastimes – sport and the beach. The very first program of its kind started on Friday at Fingal

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AFL NSW/ACT team up with Little Athletics NSW and ACT in 2017

AFL NSW/ACT is thrilled to announce a new sporting alliance with Little Athletics NSW and Little Athletics ACT. This alliance will connect participants of both sports with another option for summer and winter respectively and allow Community Clubs to build

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Women lead the way growing AFL in NSW/ACT

Participation

More people are playing Australian Rules Football than ever before with the AFL announcing earlier this week that total participation had reached 1,404,176 across Australia in 2016. In NSW/ACT, total participation reached 237,549, an increase of 10.4% from 2015. This

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Sydney harbour school holiday clinics announced

School Holiday Clinic

AFL Sydney Harbour Region will once again be running School Holiday Clinics this July. Boys and Girls will learn the skills of AFL and play some fun skill based games in a safe and fun environment. The clinic is designed

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Posted in Featured News, Front page news, Sydney Harbour, Sydney South/Illawarra

Isaak Goulding: Round 10 Auskicker of the Year

Auskicker of the year

Killarney Vale local, Isaak Goulding was the envy of all kids this week after winning the most coveted weekly prize in NAB AFL Auskick, a nomination for ‘NAB AFL Auskicker of the Year’. Goulding, 7 years old, will have the

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Posted in Featured News, Front page news, Hunter/Central Coast

Giant strides in Sydney’s west

Around 80 kids were introduced to footy through a successful multicultural program conducted by AFL NSW/ACT at Roberts Park in Greenacre. The four-week initiative was such a hit among participants it was extended for another four weeks and a group

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MANNING VALLEY MUSTANGS Est. 2016

After four successful years of Auskick in the Manning Valley area, the local community finally has its own junior AFL club.  The mighty Manning Valley Mustangs! The occasion was marked with a launch event last Sunday with around 70 people

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Posted in Featured News, Front page news, Northern NSW

Sydney Swans Give Back: Community Camps 2016

The 2016 Australia Post AFL Community Camps commenced around the harbour this week, with Swans players spending two days meeting fans, and creating strong ties between their local communities and AFL. By Isabelle O’Brien’ This year the Community Camps focused

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Record Number of Auskick participants out West!

MORE than 180 children from Yagoona Public School have taken part in a four-week, after-school AFL Auskick program. A record number for any NSW/ACT After-SChool Auskick program in 2015! This article originally appeared in the Canterbury-Bankstown Torch titled ‘Kicking goals for

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Posted in Featured News, Front page news, Multicultural news, Western Sydney